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El Salvador increases days without homicides in July

San Salvador, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador recorded 10 days without homicides so far in July to show an increase in security, authorities reported today.

Between January 1 and July 13, 2023, there were 136 days with zero murders, according to official data published by the National Civil Police (PNC) early this morning, while in the entire administration of President Nayib Bukele, the figure amounts to 406 days, of which 298 occurred within the exception regime still in force in the country.

The report added that July 17 ended with no deaths due to violence in the whole national territory, being the eighth day with this trend in the month and the third in a row.

July maintains the trend of the previous month, which ended with 21 days without crimes attributable to gangs. April is, to date, the safest month of the year with 24 days without deaths.

Between January 1 and July 13, 2023, a total of 136 days without homicides, while in the entire administration of President Nayib Bukele, the total amounts to 406 days of which 298 were achieved under the exception regime.

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